Political thriller 4th Republic is coming to Netflix June 13, and joins the high volume of other Nollywood titles that are now available on the streamer.
4th Republic is a thrilling political procedural that chronicles Nigeria’s political and electoral system in the last two decades. It is a long, and intriguing trip through tribunal process with an expose on the messy web of deceit, betrayal and discord behind the scenes. Kate Henshaw flexes her political muscles as a gubernatorial aspirant in 4th Republic, which also stars Bimbo Manuel, Sani Muazu, Enyinna Nwigwe, Linda Ejiofor and Yakubu Mohammed,
4th Republic is directed by award-winning director and writer Ishaya Bako, and the movie is arriving to commemorate Nigeria’s June 12 Democracy 12.
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President Buhari to address the nation today at 7am
To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, President Buhari will broadcast to the nation on Friday, June 12, 2020, at 7am. A statement from Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, asked Television and radio stations, as well as other electronic media outlets, to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority and Radio Nigeria respectively for the broadcast.
Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem confirmed as appeal court president
Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem has been confirmed as the President of the Court of Appeal by the Nigerian senate. Her confirmation is coming days after some Nigerians accused President Buhari of delaying her confirmation for ethnoreligious reasons, despite the recommendation of the National Judicial Council. President Buhari however defended himself by saying that security agencies were yet to conclude their background checks on her.
Senate passes revised 2020 budget of N10.8 trillion
The Senate has passed the revised 2020 budget of N10.8 trillion. The budget was passed this yesterday morning during plenary. The passage of the budget comes a day after the House of Representatives passed the same figure as the 2020 budget. The lawmakers increased the budget by N300 billion from N10.5 trillion. The budget was initially passed in December but the executive sent it back to National Assembly after the executive reworked it to reflect the current economic realities.